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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered. Cask: Unfiltered.
Also sold as Tesco Finest American Double IPA
Ingredients: Maris Otter, Crystal malt, Caramalt; Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe hops. Dry Hops: Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe. IBU 150
This Imperial India Pale Ale Rocks... Hardcore! But don’t feel obliged to take our word for it, this little bottle has a grandiloquent story to tell. 2,204 malted Maris Otter grains gave all they had to offer the world to provide the robustly delicate toffee malt canvas for the ensuing epic. 4 Hop Cones willingly sacrificed themselves in fiery cauldron that is our brew kettle to ensure your mouth is left feeling punished and puckering for more. 9,900,000,000 yeast cells frantically fermented their little hearts out as the sugars were magically turned into alcohol in the dark depths of our fermentation tanks. 2 humans and 1 canine companion are relatively happy with the results
Note this is for the new petrol blue coloured labels with white lettering, which is 9.2%. Ratings for the older bottles with with bright blue label and black lettering should go under the first edition.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ReV2 (162) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
I’ve changed my mind about this beer, I no longer liken it to drinking liquid stinging nettles though it does bite the back of your throat before the malty taste kicks in. I now find it quite delicious - masses of hops hide the thick fruity taste of the pretty decent beer underneath and the aftertaste is sublime, wow! I’m laying a few bottles down to try in 5 years time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cristobal37 (369) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Good double IPA. Not as strong as I would have liked. Good balance of fruit and bitter, fiz and foam, but not the best.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mugen (47) - ITALY - SEP 10, 2012
Sentore di dry hopping molto forte come piace a me, ma l’amaro è troppo persistente per i miei gusti. Un poco meno frizzantezza non avrebbe guastato ma nulla di terribile, molto buona lo stesso.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2012
Amber colored beer. Bottle bought @ Bieradviseur Diepenbeek. Small white head. Massive aroma of citrus, grapefruit and pineapple. Nice dry hoppy taste. Again citrus, grapes and pineapple.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
geophagus (616) - Lubin, POLAND - SEP 8, 2012
Amber color, hazy, white medium sized head slowly falling. Light to medium carbonation, medium body, oily, very long, strong bitter finish. Aroma: Strong aroma, aromatic hops, citrus, grapefruit, melon. Taste: At first soft malty sweetness, next citrus and melon from aromatic hops than high bitterness and acohol.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
garthicus (2797) - Dublin, IRELAND - SEP 8, 2012
Appearance: lovely toffee orange colour with a small white head. Aroma: awesome cat piss, caramel, pine, orange peel, marmalade, smells wonderful. Flavour: Bitter, pine cone, rich mango, tons of hops, quite sweet but in a great way, tangy fruity finish. Alcohol barely detectable. Lovely.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (1578) - Herning, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours reddish amber with an off-white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is citrusy and resinous hops and some malt. Flavour is hoppy with hints of citrus and resin and some malty sweetness as well. Abv is quite well hidden and the finish is not particularly bitter.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
manucorazzini (25) - Braine-L’Alleud, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2012
dark amber with off white minimal foam. Nutty aromas with resinous notes from hops and faint alcohol. Full body, malt backbone, intense bitterness, a bit of oxidation.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
neur0 (955) - GERMANY - AUG 31, 2012
(Flasche) Es hat eine Kastanienbraune Farbe, ist unfiltriert mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist fruchtig, mit Aprikose, Mandarine und ein bisschen Cranberry. Der Geschmack ist süß, fast sirupartig mit einer leichten anhaltenden Bittere.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
acearl (424) - The Ham, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Hardcore IPA On tap, cold, amber hue white head. Good lacing, sweet, not overly hoppy, had a caramelized onion type of finish, % didn't come through that much but could tell it was strong 3.8


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